Drought moves to Level 4

Increase means that water managers may take additional regulatory actions

A map released by the River Forecast Centre on Monday.

A map released by the River Forecast Centre on Monday.

A map released by the River Forecast Centre on Monday shows the drought level for the North Thompson watershed has moved up to Level 4, meaning that water managers may take additional regulatory actions.

Below: A graph shows the flow of the North Thompson River at McLure is well below the median for this time of year (green line) and close to the minimum ever recorded (pink line).

McLure graph

 

 

River Forecast Centre